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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1352726



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Surrey

District: Waverley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Godalming

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 16-Jan-1981

Date of most recent amendment: 01-Feb-1991

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 291425

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GODALMING HURTMORE ROAD SU 94 SE and SU 9645 SW (south side, off) 2/149 and 5/149 Chapel at Charterhouse 16.1.81 School (formerly listed under Charterhouse road) GV II*

School chapel. 1927 by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott. Bargate rubblestone brought to course with ashlar dressings; plain tile roof. ll-bay nave and chancel in one with eastern apse. In modified Gothic style with Arts and Crafts detail. Tall building, the apparent height increased by having 5 very narrow gabled window bays to each side holding tall single lancets and alternating with wide bays, blank except for low square-headed windows at ground level, below offset, and balustraded balconies near the top leading to lights in the splayed flanks of the window-bay gables. Four octagonal corner turrets. One-storey porch wings at each corner have good carved detail to doorways. In eastern apse, grouped lancets below a large rose window. At west end, three tall lancets in a large round-arched recess with door below. High-pitched roof with rounded hip over apse. Interior: large aisleless open space, the walls smooth-rendered and with ashlar dressings. Oak wainscoting at lower level with pointed-arched panels and arcaded canopy. Elaborate carved oak organ case in centre at either side. Raised apse with carved stone reredos pierced for light from stained glass window. Raised west end bay with side screens, furnished as memorial chapel for the two world wars. Three doorways at west end, carved and moulded. Roof barrel-vaulted having flat ribs with hollow chamfers and roll-moulded arrises. A rich building of inspired design and meticulous craftsmanship both inside and out.

Listing NGR: SU9649445015

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 5 December 2016.

Selected Sources

War Memorials Online, accessed 6 December 2016 from
War Memorials Register, accessed 10 July 2017 from

National Grid Reference: SU 96494 45015


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